Danica Patrick, who started racing go-karts at the age of just ten, is one of the most female auto racing driver. In addition, she works as a model, advertising spokesman and TV show hostess.
Patrick once raced with Formula Ford and Formula Vauxhall when living in England for three years. She became the only woman to finish second on Britain’s Ford Festival.
Patrick then moved into the US to join IndyCars and was named Rookie of the Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season.
The 29-year-old has broken racing records and is the face of GoDaddy.com.
She announced her fulltime move to NASCAR in 2012 on August 25, 2011 via a webcast.
Now, let's take a look at Danica Patrick through the time.
Danica Patrick raced in the Toyota Atlantic Championship in 2003 and 2004. She reached top three in 2004
Danica Patrick became the fourth woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500, and placed the 4th position in 2005
Danica Patrick was named Rookie of the Year in both the Indy 500 and the IndyCar Series in 2005
Danica Patrick was named Sportswoman of the Year by March of Dimes in 2006
The racer finished 6th in the IndyCar series season, the best position for an American, in 2008
Danica Patrick finished 3rd in the Indy 500, her best finish ever, in 2009
Danica Patrick is racing in the 2011 IndyCar Series
Off the race track, Danica Patrick shows her interest in fashion and modeling
She has covered Sports Illustrated twice
Danica Patrick is also known for her love of fashion. She loves shopping at Best Buy and BCBG
Danica Patrick Talks about Differences Between IndyCar and NASCAR